NEGOTIATION in a Sentence

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The end of the negotiation was, that she bought the property on tolerably easy terms, and Traddles was transported with pleasure.

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 Meanings and Examples of NEGOTIATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  discussion intended to produce an agreement
Classic Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  "I think that if you would take the trouble of reflecting, you could find a way of simplifying the negotiation," said Franz.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
2  Unfortunately, the negotiation failed, and when he returned to defend his benefactor, he was dead.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
3  Miss Skiffins's brother conducted the negotiation.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVII
4  The end of the negotiation was, that she bought the property on tolerably easy terms, and Traddles was transported with pleasure.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 34. MY AUNT ASTONISHES ME
5  Even this arrangement was not effected without considerable negotiation, for Mme.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
6  Thornton Lacey was the name of his impending living, as Miss Crawford well knew; and her interest in a negotiation for William Price's knave increased.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
7  The machinery had still to be installed, and Whymper was negotiating the purchase of it, but the structure was completed.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII
8  He is negotiating with the Jew, I suppose," replied De Bracy, coolly; "probably the howls of Isaac have drowned the blast of the bugle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
9  said nothing, did not even look up, he tolerated the two of them negotiating over him like an object, that was even what suited him best.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
10  Like I said, they would not let me through to see him at the bank because he was negotiating with some gentleman just then.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
11  From all which circumstances his duplicity might have been suspected, since, had he meant to do as he had engaged, it was most unlikely that he should be negotiating so openly.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XLVIII.
12  The foregoing constituted the most difficult step that our hero had to negotiate.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
13  These gentlemen ride onto the bridge alone and wave white handkerchiefs; they assure the officer on duty that they, the marshals, are on their way to negotiate with Prince Auersperg.
War and Peace 1 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII
14  The commencement of his speech had obviously been made with the intention of demonstrating the advantages of his position and showing that he was nevertheless willing to negotiate.
War and Peace 3 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
15  Having similarly explained his views and his magnanimity to Tutolmin, he dispatched that old man also to Petersburg to negotiate.
War and Peace 5 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence: (88 in 6 pages)
16  The diplomat solved the international problem by negotiating.
17  The negotiating team had not expected such intransigence from the striking workers, who rejected any hint of a compromise.
18  They would still have a heavy workload in negotiating detailed tariff cuts, product by product.
19  They have never evinced any readiness or ability to negotiate.
20  Despite the deep antipathies between them, the two sides have managed to negotiate an agreement.
21  We've decided to negotiate with the employers about our wage claim.
22  Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
23  He said the president had the full backing of his government to negotiate a deal.
24  We'll leave you to negotiate with them.
25  Attempts to negotiate peace ended in armed revolt.
26  I'd like to negotiate about the distributional plan with you.
27  The Bush administration initially refused to negotiate, saying the North Korean regime had to first scrap its nuclear weapons program.
28  If negotiations fail we shall have to resort to strike action.
29  In a broadcast on state radio the government also announced that it was willing to resume peace negotiations.